The pilgrimage is the oldest expression of religiousness, known and practised both by Christians and by believers of other religions. For the Church it is a valid way of human promotion and evangelisation, for the strong calling that it exerts even on non practising people..
(Work of the Pilgrimages...)
|Pilgrimage to Assisi||Towns Village on the Pilgrimage|
”Vade Francisco et repara domum meam”
How to reach the starting point of the Pilgrimage
FORLI’ is directly linked to the main junctions:
Aireiport .... Marconi - Station train Bologna --- consult
Train ... Bologna - Forlì ..... consult
(Highway: exit FORLI’) 20 kms to Dovadola: follow the indications for Florence (road no. ss 67), go through Castrocaro and after 7 Kms reach Dovadola ("Benedetta" Refuge).
“To my brother Anthony, my bishop, I wish good health. I approve of your teaching theology to the monks, but only on condition that, owing to this study, you will not dampen the spirit of the holy prayer and devotion, as it is ordained in the Rule. Be well” Francis
“Here, on earth, the eye of the soul is Love, the only valid one to overcome any veil. Wherever the intellect stops, love proceeds with its own colour to the union with God” Saint Anthony from Padua, Sermone